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on this tuesday morning. the date is august 16, 2011. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. i love to see the sunrise. glad to at least see the sun which hopefully we'll see more of later on today. >> i think we will see more today than we saw yesterday. we'll go with fatherly sunny skies for the day today. some clouds out there this morning. some clouds will be featured during the course of date today and can't rule out a shower. although i think for the most part, we'll be dry. don't worry too much about that. let's talk about temperatures. we'll talk about our temperature trend as we will continue to see our highs in the 80s. today, look for a high of about 85 degrees. our average high for this date, 87 degrees. tomorrow, 88. it will be warm, warm on thursday as well. currently, we are at 72 degrees. we just dropped off, 72 degrees now in the district. 07 in annapolis. 67 in baltimore and dulles airport. salisbury, maryland is at 68 degrees. there is rain to our north and by north i mean in pennsylvania and new york state. most of that should remain well to the north but, as you can se
for waking up with fox 5 morning news. steve is taking a little break. i'm allison seymour. >> i'm tony perkins. that is a nice picture out there. i think the nicest one we've seep this early in the morning over the last couple of days. tucker barnes is here to tell us more about the weather. >> comfortable temperatures. we are back generally in the 60s. low 70s here in washington. a nice friday. we'll do a little bit of cloud cover but later this afternoon, more sunshine and we should be dry today. let's get to it. satellite-radar, speaking of dry, not completely dry out to the west. got a few light sprinkles. not even sure these are touching the ground. my be a few sprinkles if are watching out towards front royal, out towards winchester. here in wash, just a mix of sun and clouds to start your morning. it will be a partly sunny day today and we should be dry. i think it will be a decent afternoon for us. let's switch gears and do some temperatures. lots of 60s out there. comfortable temperatures in baltimore, 67. 66 in frederick. 73 in fredericksburg. 63 in ocean city. that's nice. p
'm steve chenevey. >> i'm tony perkins. that rain yesterday was intense. it was coming down so hard, i'm walking around my house, checking making sure i'm not getting any leak coming through the ceiling. >> torrential in spots. let's get right to the maps. i can show you how hard the rain fell across parts of the area. these are rain totals. not putting numbers on these. the heaviest rain was just west of washington. where you see the darker yellows and reds, that is indicating close to 2 inches of rain. you can see a good portion of area got a nice, heavy dose of rain yesterday. most the area got at least something. that is a little unusual when we are forecasting scattered thunderstorms to see most of the area getting rain. we'll do aall over again today. right now, a lot of moisture. there could be fog in a few spots. later this afternoon, open up the map for you in west virginia. we have new thunderstorms developing. we will have the possible of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in your afternoon forecast. 89 in washington. 85 in front royal. >> thank you. >>> let's check some la
today. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say good morning to tony perkins. news of a warm day out there. very summery day. >> it is august and it will feel like it it wells in the upper 80s to around -- will feel like it with temperatures in the upper volunteer to around 90. i want to tell you about some rain shower that we've seen in northeastern portions of maryland. we'll keep our eyes open because this could change through the morning and through the day. some of this has been heavy rain up around the aberdeen area and pushing into pennsylvania, philadelphia getting some rainfall and maybe even some lightning up there too. currently, it is 74 degrees at reagan national airport. the humidity is at 73 entrepreneur. the winds are -- the huge is at 73%. the winds are out of the south at nine miles per hour. we cannot rule out some thunderstorms and showers popping up here and there through the day. there are your temperatures. we'll have more on all of that coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you. >>> let's check in
news this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say good morning to tucker barnes. it is a beautiful shot out there. you saw the sun coming up. usually, you think it's going to be so hot. >> not today. >> i'll start dancing. >> what a treat. >> i promise i won't do that. a few cloud strolling through. had a few showers off not north and west up towards hagerstown. this is the leading edge of trier air. the cooler air will arrive later today. we'll fall back into the 60s area-wide even here in washington. we may touch the 60s i suspect for the first time this month. i'll double-check that. >> how does that forecast sound to you? >> i like it. might actually get a run in. not too bad. >> let's start out first where we had that earlier crash. lanes are open outer loop at new hampshire avenue. i'm not sure if we've made contact with sky fox or not. can we take the picture. they are supposed to be over the b. with that parkway headed southbound near 410. back out to the west, traveling along 66, lanes are open but the pace is slowing leaving business 234. we've also got
and on the thermometer. it is a very comfortable friday morning. glad you're waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. tucker, i'm walking on sunshine today. >> very clever. >> we'll be walking on sunshine later today. >> okay. let's get right to the satellite-radar. you saw the live shot. just a few clouds across the region. going to be another beautiful day. yes, plenty of sunshine expected. just a few passing clouds and we get iling shower and thunderstorm activity well to our south there south of richmond. that is about it. high pressure is moving on through and this will be a great looking friday. august summertime friday. great combination. 71 at reagan national. check out frederick, 55 degrees. there are some cool temperatures out there. ocean city, 60 this morning. the cool air here to stay for the time being. highs later this afternoon in the mid- to upper 70s. it will be comfortable out there. we'll go 87 in washington. 88, 89 down towards fredericksburg. another great looking day. >>> before we talk with julie wright, we want to talk about some breaking news
nice-looking skies on a tuesday morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. thank you for waking up with us. let's check in with tucker barnes right now and you know, you said it is hot out there. we know it is august but it looks like at the end of the week, maybe it will be less like august. >> you got that right. wait until you see the five-day forecast. we have to get there first. today, the possible some of rain showers and thunderstorms. more heat and more humidity. that is always in the mix. >> are we good on rain yet? >> no, no, no, we still immediate more rain. here is the problem. part of the area will get 3 inches and five miles away, you're for the getting anything. we'll see the possibility of rain showers in the forecast today. okay, maybe we won't go to the radar. maybe i'll just tell you what is going to happen as we get into the affect hours. there you go. decent chance of some rain showers. mix of sun and clouds but probably more clouds this afternoon than sunshine. there is your hd radar. we'll see how well the showers hold together. that is a warm front p a co
some moisture in the air. it is 6:00 on a thursday morning. it is august 4th. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say hello to tony perkins this morning. >> you want some fog and mist, you got it. it will be a problem during the early-morning hours. it is a humid start to the day so there is a lot of moisture in the air following the rain showers we had yesterday and last night. let's take a look at the satellite-radar. now, satellite-radar images do not capture fog or mist. you don't really see it there. it does show you where there is still some lingering precipitation and that is primarily in eastern maryland and across the chesapeake bay pushing into delaware now. we're pretty much done with the rain here. might another brief shower pop up? it cpart, we are done with the rain. we do have the mist out there and that has got to work itself out during the next few hours. temperatures across the region, about where you would expect them to be, primarily in the 70s, some 60s. 76degrees in the district. 76 at dulles air -- airport and 75 in ball. misty conditions this mornin
with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm steve chenevey. glad to have you with us. some perkins slide on in with a look at our forecast. >> instead of talking about temperatures, we'll start with our hd radar image so we can show you some of the precipitation moving through portions of the viewing area this morning. some of you off to the east are going what precipitation? it is all out to the west right now. some areas of rain, even some areas of thunderstorm activity out to the west of d.c. you can see the flashes there. you can see appear area of heavy rain really north and west of manassas and out towards front royal, came through front royal already. not much happening inside the beltway but before too long, i think we'll see a few showers move new here as well. so take the umbrella with you this morning. you may need it. you may need it later ontoday as well. current temperatures around the region. 84degrees at reagan national airport. 77 at dulles appear bw incident marshall is at 79 degrees. here what is we're looking for for
'm steve chenevey. tony perkins is here with a look at our forecast. >> going to warm up. a nice day warm day but a pretty day across the area. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region as we say good morning to everybody. temperatures in the 60s and 70s. in the district, we are in the low 70s. 73degrees right now. ocean city, maryland, 65 degrees. in fredericksburg, it is 66 degrees at this hour. look at the satellite-radar. not much to see. a couple of clouds out there according to the folks at reagan nat -- reagan national airport. lots of sunshine for the day today. the forecast for today looks like this. mostly sunny, a warm afternoon. temperature above normal 90- degree for your high today. more details on the forecast coming up in a little bit. stay with us for that. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with lauren with a look at traffic. >> good morning. we do have an accident reported in maryland, 70 westbound after route 75 in new market. watch for that. sky fox also flying over the scene of a wreck on the beltway.
with fox 5 morning news. i'm he steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. before we get to weather, we want to mention hurricane irene now a category two and it is gaining strength. the storm left a lot of damage in puerto rico cutting power to more than a million homes. president obama has cleared the way for federal funding for any clean-up efforts there. >> we are keeping an eye on that in the weather department and also looking at today's forecast. >> let's focus on our weather locally because ideal conditions out there, temperature in the low 50s and flirting with 40s in places like frederick this morning. hard to believe. you might need a long-sleeved shirt here moving through to the west. the sun is getting ready to rise. it should be bright blue sky here for much of the day and a mostly sunny day. we should be nice and dry. good-hooking forecast with highs in the low to mid-80s. check out these current temperatures. here what is i'm talking about. reagan national, 64-degree. frederick, 52. lots of 50s out there. 55 in ocean city. 52349 fredericksburg. nice-- 59 in fredericksburg. ni
news continues now at 6:00. >> i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> we have the latest now as hurricane irene takes aim at the east coast. states of emergency have been declared in virginia, maryland, delaware, north carolina, new york and new jersey. >> evacuations under way in parts of north carolina. a mandatory evacuation of ocean city started at midnight. mayor rick meehan has order everyone out with the exception of emergency personnel by 5:00 today. in delaware, an evacuation order has been issued for visitors in sussex county. that is the area of rehoboth, dewey and bethany beaches. >> irene destroyed hundreds of homes in the bahamas. tropical storm-force winds are reaching as far as 250 miles out from the eye of the storm. let's get a quick look at where the eye of the storm is now and check in with tony perkins. >> it is offer the coast of florida. that is where the storm is centered at this point. it is a category 2 hurricane, just under category 3 status. a massive storm. let's go to vipir. i had said we wouldn't but let's go to vipir just to get a big look at h
'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. tucker barnes has our forecast. >> let's get to the numbers and reagan national, 74. any time you see that, this is a good thing in august. it is a combination of lots of sunshine and low humidity today and cooler temperatures. even though we got into the 90s yesterday, i thought it felt pretty good during the afternoon as the humidity wasn't too bad. you can see before a few clouds strolling through roughly washington, south and east. so southern maryland, lower eastern shore, you will have clouds here for a few hours. as high pressure build in from ohio and indiana, it will be just a brilliant looking sunshine for much of the day with just a few clouds out there. sunshine, comfortable temperatures, 86 your daytime high with winds out of the north at about five to 10 miles per hour. more details and a look at the weekend in just a minute. >> thank you. let's say good morning to julie wright now. >> let's start off by monitoring metro this morning. this is where we have some problems. if you are typically using the dupont circle station, heads
. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> let's head to the northeast right now still reel prosecuting the wrath of irene. the biggest concern, raging flood waters in vermont. many bridges and roads have been washed away there. national guard helicopters dropping off food and water and special truck are being used to ship in other supplies. >> hurricane irene continues to impact local schools here. let's take a look at those. all calvert and st. mary's county schools are closed today. >> prince george's county schools are open but there are four individual school buildings without power. they are glenarden woods elementary, heather hills elementary, rock ledge elementary and tall oak vocational high school. officials had said they would make a status decision before 6:00. we are expecting to get that word coming down in just a short time. >> holton high school will remain closed today. autopsy arundel has 15 schools that will be closed because of no power. that complete list is on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> tucker with is us once ag
as we take a look down over wisconsin avenue. it is monday morning, august 29th now, 2011. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> the storm blamed for at least 21 deaths across the east coast, most of the fatalities from talling trees crashing through roofs or onto cars. >> damage assessments are under way right now up and down the east coast with unestimate putting the price tag close to $7 billion. major power outages were expected well ahead of the storm and that prediction came true. more than four and a half million people were without power at the height of the storm. >> let's get you caught up on the latest numbers. pepco now reporting just under 81,000 outages. dominion with 16,900 outages in northern virginia. bge with about 25,000 outages in montgomery and prince george's county. >>> now to the schools, anne arundel, kal variety, charles, howard and bridge, also st. mary's county schools are all closed. check the top of your screen for any information about what school staff should do. >> d.c. public schools are open except for 13 schools with no power. you can see th
5. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm steve chenevey. the latest on hurricane irene's impact the storm blamed for at least 40 deaths, three of those in vermont. up to 11 inches of rain fell in that state and it is now dealing with the worst flooding in nearly a century. million of people still without power. >> that includes tens of thousands right here in the dose area still waking up in the dark. here are the latest numbers for you. pepco is reporting just under 1,000 in the dark. dominion with around 4,000 in northern virginia. the biggest outages come from bge, over 159,000 customer in five local counties without power. >>> anne arundel, calvert and st. mary county schools are all closed today. better news in montgomery county where the power is back on and all schools will be open. most schools in prince george's county will be open but there are 18 schools that will be closed. a list of those scroll ago long the top of the screen. three schools that had been closed will be open today. largo high school, central high school and suitland high school. they did not think they could get thos
. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm steve chenevey. this was the view from our tower cam late last night looking south from northwest d.c. several warpings were issued across the area as the veer weather moved through. it did have some damage down to the south but some other places didn't really get much at all. it was a mixed bag last night. >> absolutely. some folk would get it and some folks would not as we said and that is how it played out. i had several minutes of very heavy rain where i was and other people got no precipitation what soviet. national airport got no rain. so no rain for us today. we'll have a dry day. another warm day, not quite as warm as yesterday. not as humid as yesterday either. take a look. these are the latest stats coming to us from reagan national airport where right now, it is 75 degrees. you saw in that live shot, a little bit of haze out there. not as much as we had yesterday. winds are out of west at five miles per hour. here is a look at the satellite- radar. you will see the tail end of th
of the capitol, front and center. busy place lately and it will continue to be today. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say hello to tony perkins who is back from vacation and did not bring the cooler weather with him. >> it was hot where i was and it is still hot here. we'll continue to see that not just today but through the week, highs in the 90s again this week. this follows the hottest month on record for washington, d.c. july, the hottest month we've ever had as long as they've been keeping records. let's take a look at what is going on out there currently. here is a look at the satellite- radar. skies are mostly clear. thins look pretty good. couple of little blips showing up. i don't think that is much of anything. we will see a few clouds move in later today and they could bring with them some showers and thunderstorms. for the most part, we'll see sunshine today. current conditions being aren't at reagan national airport, 76 degrees. relative humidity, 82%. your winds are out of the southwest at six miles per hour. forecast for today looks like this. mostly sunny, hot,
. it is 6:00. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. yesterday's storms left some drivers in montgomery county in this situation. this was the scene last night on frederick avenue in gaithersburg near the county fairground. a few power outages this morning. >>> pretty amazing and startling when you look at the video with people on touch their car with the water rushing around them -- on top of their car with the water rushing around them. >> we have a coastal flood advisory in effect for the tidal potomac. places like alexandria, georgetown, want to watch out for that. the rain could push some water onshore so it is a possibility. that is in effect until about noon. let's take a look at hd radar. nothing in the way of any rain here in the washington area. off to the east, we continue to see some rain showers across the eastern shore, ocean city, places like that get something shower activity right now and into delaware and then the heavy rain off the coast, thankfully off the coast. portions of the northeast saw heavy r
news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> there have been a lot of reports of aftershocks this morning, some early this morning following the quake. >> this morning? buildings are still being inspected for damage and there are some closings to report because of that. d.c. schools are closed. prince george's county schools also closed. in virginia, culpeper, fauquier, spotsylvania, rappahannock and orange county schools are closed today. in fairfax county, bull run elementary school is closed. we'll have more closing on our web site. head to myfoxdc.com for the list. >> as far as the federal government, the government is open though unscheduled leave and unscheduled telework is available today. the demeanor of health and human services huge earth humphrey building, the demeanor of labor francis per kin building and the national building museum are all closed. >> also on the list, national endowment for the arts at the old post office, the department of agriculture and the agriculture south building, the department of homeland security offices on nebraska avenue, buildings
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